Chairman of the Board, CEO and President
Ryan Drexler is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Consac, LLC (“Consac”), a privately held firm that invests in the securities of publicly traded and venture-stage companies. Previously, Mr. Drexler served as President of Country Life Vitamins, a family owned nutritional supplements and natural products company he joined in 1993. In addition to developing strategic objectives and overseeing acquisitions for Country Life, Mr. Drexler created new brands that include the BioChem family of sports and fitness nutrition products. Mr. Drexler negotiated and led the process which resulted in the sale of Country Life in 2007 to the Japanese conglomerate Kikkoman Corp. Mr. Drexler graduated from Northeastern University, where he earned a BA in political science.
Since January 2010, Mr. Bush has served as the chief financial officer of Borrego Solar Systems, Inc., which is one of the nation’s leading financiers, designers and installers of commercial and government grid-connected solar electric power systems. From October 2008 to December 2009, Mr. Bush served as the chief financial officer of Solar Semiconductor, Ltd., a private vertically integrated manufacturer and distributor of quality photovoltaic modules and systems targeted for use in industrial, commercial and residential applications with operations in India helping it reach $100 million in sales in its first 15 months of operation. Prior to that Mr. Bush served as CFO and corporate controller for a number of high growth software and online media companies as well as being one of the founding members of Buzzsaw.com, Inc, a spinoff of Autodesk. Prior to his work with Buzzsaw.com, Mr. Bush served as corporate controller for Autodesk, Inc (NasdaqGM: ADSK), the fourth largest software applications company in the world. His prior experience includes seven years in public accounting with Ernst & Young, and Price Waterhouse. Bill holds a BS in Business Administration from U.C. Berkeley and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Bush serves on the Board of Directors of Towestream Corporation (NASDAQ: TWER) a supplier of fixed wireless services to commercial customers since 2007.
Executive VP of Sales and Operations, Director
Brian Casutto was appointed to the role of Executive Vice President, Sales & Operations in July of 2015.
Prior to that, Mr. Casutto originally joined MusclePharm in June of 2014 to lead product development and brand positioning of the recently announced Natural Series.
From 1997 -2014, Mr. Casutto served as Executive Vice President, Sales for Country Life, LLC.
He served on the company's Board of Directors for Country Life, LLC (2007 - May 2014), Board of Directors for Allergy Research Group (2009 - May 2014), Executive and Management Committees for Country Life, LLC (2006 - May 2014).
John J. Desmond
Mr. Desmond was Partner-in-Charge of the Long Island office of Grant Thornton LLP from 1988 through his retirement from the firm in 2015. At Grant Thornton, Mr. Desmond served as lead audit partner for many public and privately-held companies. From 2001 to 2013, Mr. Desmond was elected by the U.S. Partners of Grant Thornton as a member of its Partnership Board, which was responsible for oversight of many of the firm's activities including strategic planning, senior leadership team performance and the firm's financial performance. Mr. Desmond currently serves on the board of The First of Long Island and its wholly owned bank subsidiary, The First National Bank of Long Island.